My son is ‘not the type’ to kill himself

I wish I could tell you that those who suffer those thoughts always wear green shirts and orange and white striped socks, that they have a particular color hair or a certain shaped nose.

But they don’t.

Given that suicide for ages 10 to 24 increased nearly 60% between 2007 and 2018 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and there is a disturbing increase in pre-adolescent suicide attempts. So we need to know those signs. Because anyone in our circle of friends could be at risk.

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